Flashcards in Chapter 10 Deck (27):
The idea that the earth is the center of the universe
Who were the pioneers of modern chemistry who lived during the 17th & 18th centuries
Which country supplied arms and money to the American colonists?
Who defined the 3 laws of motion that govern the planetary bodies and universal law of gravitation?
An English philosopher that developed the scientific method
This era marked the beginning of the modern world and would play a major role in the expansion of suffrage if women and the abolishment of slavery
The enlightenment era
The enlightenment began in which two European countries?
France & England
The intellectuals who discussed ideas and used reason to explain the world and believed in tolerance for all religions
The French intellectual who believed in deism the idea God was like a watchmaker. He created the universe and set it in motion and allows it to run without interference.
Who identified the 3 branches of government?
Believed in life liberty and property
Who was the first to argue that the sun not the earth was the center or the universe?
The offspring of Spanish/European and native Americans were known as?
The native Americans that worked on plantations were known as?
What were the most profitable trade items during the 18th century?
What areas did Great Britain control during the enlightenment?
13 original colones
The taxes that led up to the disenfranchisement of the American colonies
Fighting between the British & colonists began when?
April 1775, at Lexington& concord
Isaac newtons universal law of gravitation explained what?
Planetary bodies do not go off into straight lines but continue in elliptical orbits around the sun
The British were forced to surrender to George Washington in 1781 where?
The what in 1783 recognized independence for the American colonies given them the western territory from the Appalachians to the Mississippi River?
Treaty of Paris
The first constitution of the newly founded United States was what?
The articles of confederation.
In the what power is shared between the national government and the state government?
The federal government.
5 amendments of the Bill of Rights
The offspring of a European and African
What are the 3 roles of government according to Adam smith?
Protection from invasion
Protection from injustice